Local college receives grants

Focus will be math, sciences

A local two-year college plans on using federal dollars to create new scientists.

Pakistani women’s rights is topic

Khalida Brohi, a Pakistani activist for women’s rights, will present “The Solution is Education, Not Legislation” at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 on the local Washington State University campus.

From vet tech to welding wiz

When thinking about a career beyond high school, veterinary work sounds like a good idea.

College names summer grads

Yakima Valley College graduates for the summer quarter 2016 include the following Lower Yakima Valley individuals and their degrees by hometown:

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Celebrating migrant learning

College seeks ‘back flow’ cure

A move by legislators to reduce tuition a few years ago is hurting community colleges.

Sunnyside schools have new teachers

District introduces 47 new hires

Last week, all of the School District’s new teachers were introduced during opening ceremonies at the high school auditorium.


September 5-9, 2016

Sunnyside bell times changed

In an effort to relieve daily traffic congestion in school zones, the School District has implemented new start times at each of its nine schools.

Kindergarten meeting

Parents of Sun Valley Elementary kindergarten students will have opportunities to meet their child’s teacher Sept. 6-8 at the 1220 N. 16th St. school.

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First day preparations

Heritage University student teachers Dalia Rojas of Sunnyside, left, and Aimee Bloom of Zillah do their part to get ready for the first day of classes in Grandview.

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New year, new tradition at Sunnyside Christian

Seniors partner with youngest students

Students wrapping up their high school careers are partnering with those just getting started.

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Mabton welcomes 18 new teachers

Students begin classes tomorrow

When the bell rings tomorrow signaling the start of the new school year, 18 new teachers will greet students.

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Board gets Washington sneak peak

Sunnyside’s newest school opens Sept. 6

The new Washington Elementary School building hosted its first visitors Friday for a School Board tour.